Set in rural India in the late 1800s, it documents a peasant revolt against the occupying British forces. We follow the story through the eyes of a farmer trying to eke out a living on the dusty plain.
Hindi language with English subtitles. We regret the lack of foreign ratings, the film has not opened yet.

224 minutes.
All ages.
Once upon a time in India...
Once upon a time in India...


Aamir Kahn, Raghubir Yadav, Raj Zutshi, Rachel Shelley, Gracy Singh
Ashutosh Gowariker
ScreenplayAshutosh Gowariker
MusicA.R. Rahman
CinematographyAnil Mehta
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2001
Produced byA consortium of French, German and Romanian companies


Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Aldrin Naidu
The Cape Times
Natalie Kammies
The Star
Janine Walker

Average .. 77%


Visitor Ratings

Scale (Max)20
Bob Barder (36) 20
Paresh Bhima (26) 20
Yasir Naqvi (15) 20
Paresh Bhima (26) 20
Shoba Kumar (35) 20
Paresh Bhima (26) 20
Yasir Naqvi 20
Paresh Bhima 20
Mollie Hannum (41) 20
Christine Hannum (11)20
Fred Hannum 20
Vinit Bhoir 18

Average .. 99%


Visitor Comments

Yasir Naqvi (15): This film is the best Hollywood can offer! Hats of to Aamir Khan who had the courage to turn this mega venture intor reality!

Paresh Bhima (26): A must see movie...acting is excellent so is the storyline.

Fred Hannum (43): One of the best movies I've ever seen!

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